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‘Communicative sentencing: exploring the perceptions of young offenders in the community’

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The purpose of this thesis is to investigate young offenders’ first-hand views of community punishment within the context of the extant literature on communicative theories of sentencing. Fuelled by the traditional marginalisation of young offenders’ views of penal interventions, and drawing upon the qualitative information yielded by fifty semi-structured interviews with 16-18 year old offenders, the study purports to enhance our understanding of the penal messages that punishment communi...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Oriel College
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Faculty of Law
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Publication date:
2010
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
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uuid:4b327ea5-32db-4fac-ae4e-04ee31014d54
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ora:7614

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